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I just bought a 70 fastback...my first "vintage" mustang. My dad has a 73 and I was kindad familiar with it. On my '70, I was surprised to be able to see the gastak when I opened the trunk lid. It made em thinkthere was a peice missing but I sure can't find one anywhere...is that the way its suppsoed to be? Dads car has a sheetmetal floor that fits over the tank...
 

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Nothing missing. Ford used the gastank as the trunk floor to save money and weight. I'm not familiar with the floor of a 73, but I assumed it was similar.


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Believe it or not but that's how the '65-'70 'Stangs were built. The '71-'73s did not employ this design and had a separate trunk floor and fuel tank.

Just one of those old 'Stang Thangs.

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In the 71-73's, the floor and tank are separate, you have to put the tank in from underneath the car... FYI, /forums/images/icons/smile.gif

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well I may just get rich now...how many of you want one of my yet-to-be-designed-or-built aftermarket trunk floors? <grin>
 

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You are to late....there have been metal plates that are installed over the 70 fuel cell for some time now. CBS ran a story about Mustangs and exploding fuel cells. They believed it was due to a lack of a trunk floor. Some of the major suppliers sell the screw on plates....theres even a "splash" system designed for the same problem.
 
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